Master Art Museum and Gallery Practice, MPrac

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • GBP12680 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    GBP5500 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
The Art Museum and Gallery Practice MPrac is designed to provide you with a clear understanding of the frequently complex theoretical and practical issues that face those involved in art museums and galleries.



You will study one of our related MA courses before you learn how to apply the theoretical frameworks in a work-based context. You can choose from:

  • Museum Studies MA
  • Heritage Studies MA
  • Art Museum and Gallery Studies MA
After completing your MA you will supervised and mentored through a 36-week work placement. Your placement can either be in the UK or abroad, depending upon availability. Previous cohorts of MPrac students have done placements with:
  • BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
  • Beamish North of England Open Air Museum
  • Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums
  • Great North Museum: Hancock
  • Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 12680 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • GBP 5500 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

Start date
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 48 months

Course Content

Year 1

  • ICS8001 Issues and Ideas in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • ICS8002 Management in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • ICS8003 Communication and Interpretation in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
  • ICS8015 Museums, Galleries and Heritage Placement
  • ICS8099 Dissertation
  • ICS8005 Art Curatorship 1: working with histories, objects and agendas
  • ICS8006 Art Curatorship 2: exhibitions and exhibiting

Year 2

  • ICS8019 Gallery Employer-Based Placement

English Language Requirements


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Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or an international equivalent, in fine art, craft, design or art history. It is not necessary for you to have a full degree in an art-related subject, but you should have studied modules in art history, art theory and/or fine art, craft and design.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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